Rectopexy in South Korea

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Gangnam Severance Hospital

Gangnam Severance Hospital, located in Dogok dong, Seoul, South Korea offers patients Rectopexy procedures among its total of 502 available procedures, across 14 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Rectopexy procedures at Gangnam Severance Hospital, as all prices are available on request only. There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 8 in total, and they are accredited by JCI Accredited

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Asan Medical Center

Asan Medical Center, located in Dogok dong, Seoul, South Korea offers patients Rectopexy procedures among its total of 586 available procedures, across 16 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Rectopexy procedures at Asan Medical Center, as all prices are available on request only. There is currently a lack of information available on the specialists practicing at the Clinic, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes

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    What you need to know about Rectopexy in South Korea

    Rectopexy Surgical Procedure

    Rectopexy (rectal prolapse surgery) is a surgical procedure to repair rectal prolapse, a protrusion of the rectum through the anus. The aim of the procedure is to restore the rectum into its normal position in the pelvis. This surgery can be performed by two methods: open surgery or laparoscopic surgery. 

    What Does the Procedure Involve?

    Both laparoscopic and open surgery is performed under general anesthetic. With laparoscopic surgery, your surgeon makes small incisions near the belly button to insert a laparoscope (a small flexible tube with a camera on its end) and small surgical instruments, then the rectum is gently lifted with these tools into its proper position in the pelvis. With open surgery, your surgeon makes a single large incision in your abdomen to access the rectum and places it into its normal position in the pelvis.

    How Long Should I Stay in South Korea for a Rectopexy Procedure?

    You should stay in the hospital for a day or two, but you should aim to stay in South Korea for about 7 days. You will need to attend follow-up hospital checkups because your surgeon will monitor your healing and remove the stitches.

    MyMediTravel currently lists 3 facilities in South Korea offering Rectopexy procedures - see above for the complete list, along with estimated prices. The price of a Rectopexy can vary according to each individual’s case and will be determined based on your medical profile and an in-person assessment with the specialist. For a personalized quoteClick Here to submit your details

    What's the Recovery Time for Rectopexy Procedures in South Korea?

    Most people can return to their normal activities within four to six weeks after surgery, but it is recommended to avoid any intense exercises and heavy lifting for about eight weeks. Laparoscopic rectopexy usually requires shorter recovery time and some people are able to return to work within one to two weeks.

    What sort of Aftercare is Required for Rectopexy Procedures in South Korea?

    You will be given specific instructions for your post-operative recovery, which can involve dietary restrictions, exercises, and wound care. You may need to eat a rich-fiber diet and drink a lot of fluids to avoid constipation and excessive straining, which can result in the recurrence of the rectal prolapse. You may also need physical therapy to relearn how to use your pelvic floor muscles.

    What's the Success Rate of Rectopexy Procedures in South Korea?

    Rectopexy is a very effective and successful procedure to treat rectal prolapse. Only 2% to 5% of people experience the recurrence of rectal prolapse after the surgery.  The risks and side effects can be serious, including bowel obstruction, bleeding, damage to nearby structures, narrowing of the anal opening, fistula, infection, and development of new or worsened constipation.

    Are there Alternatives to Rectopexy Procedures in South Korea?

    Rectopexy is currently the best option to treat rectal prolapse. However, you may undergo a surgery called perineal rectosigmoidectomy, which repairs rectal prolapse through the area around the anus.

    What Should You Expect Before and After the Procedure

    After rectopexy, the symptoms of rectal prolapse should be relieved. The procedure should also improve fecal incontinence and constipation.

    Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 28/11/2020.

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